Aliases for KLHL40 Gene
External Ids for KLHL40 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for KLHL40 Gene
This gene encodes a protein containing a BACK domain, a BTB/POZ domain, and 5 Kelch repeats, however, its exact function is not known. The gene and the multi-domain protein structure are conserved across different taxa, including primates, rodents, chicken and zebrafish. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2012]
GeneCards Summary for KLHL40 Gene
KLHL40 (Kelch Like Family Member 40) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KLHL40 include Nemaline Myopathy 8, Autosomal Recessive and Severe Congenital Nemaline Myopathy. An important paralog of this gene is KLHL41.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KLHL40 Gene
Required for skeletal muscle development.